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It is incredible to think that Italy, World Champions five years ago, were ever ranked outside of the top ten in the FIFA rankings. But, such had been their fall from the summit of world football that started after their horrid display in South Africa, that the Italian National team found themselves in sixteenth position last November behind the likes of Slovenia, Norway, Egypt and Greece. However, with guidance of new boss Cesare Prandelli, La Nazionale have slowly but surely […]

Posted by Frank Tigani On Apr - 17 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Very pleased to talk with Gary Al-Smith this episode a West African football analyst and regular contributor to ESPN soccernet.  Kevin asks Gary on African player development and their influence in the world of football plus the situation of academies in West Africa. While Adam puts Gary on the hot seat with questions from the listening audience. Final words are a tribute to the great Brazilian striker Ronaldo who retired on Monday February 14th, 2011 Give the podcast a listen […]

Posted by Alex On Feb - 15 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

“Can anybody, anywhere, show me a better player?” - Sir Bobby Robson 34 goals in 37 games for Barcelona. 83 in 127 for Real Madrid. For PSV, an even more remarkable 42 in 46 games. A career total of 247 goals in 343 games and a ratio of .72 per appearance. Yet the rotund forward will forever be remembered not for what he did achieve, but for what potential was kept permanently in hindrance by injury. It was 1996, and […]

Posted by Julian De Martinis On Feb - 15 - 2011 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Has Uruguayan luck run out? We’ll find out in less than an hour as the two time winning Cinderella squad from South America meets Wesley Sneijder and his flying Dutchmen in the first of FIFA World Cup semi-finals for 2010. My take, it’s unfair to say Uruguay are cheats because of the Suarez handball against Ghana. Those in the blogsphere claiming such simply don’t know footy. Prior to that split-second reaction Suarez had not draw even one yellow card, and […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 6 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Wesley Sneijder (Internazionale) Sneijder sent the ball in that Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo headed into his own goal, then later scored the winner for the Nerherlands in their 2-1 upset of Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinals on Friday. Felipe Melo de Carvalho (Juventus) Melo set up Brazil’s only goal, conceded and own goal, and was sent off for a terrible challenge on Holland’s Arjen Robben as Brazil crashed out of the World Cup with a 2-1 loss on Friday. […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 5 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Welcome to episode 6 of the OGN World Cup podcast. This episode Dov Schiavone introduces a very special guest, writer Sam Kelly. Sam works for ESPN Soccernet covering Argentina and also on When Saturday Comes as well as numerous other websites. Our guest can also be found in his spare time scribbling thoughts on the beautiful game at his one website, Hasta El Gol Siempre Topic for today will be,… To Be Or Not To Be Argentina. “Argentina’s win against […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 3 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Things are really heating up as the first quarter-final matches of the 2010 South African World Cup play today. First up, Brazil vs Netherlands in less than 2 hours. Brazilian manager Dunga had a press conference yesterday to discuss his concerns and excitement as the Brazilians face their biggest challenge yet in the quarter-final match against Holland. Holland have ever won the World Cup but have been chewing at the bit making it to two World Cup finals as runners-up, […]

Posted by Alex On Jul - 2 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The European Champions came through a intense match against rivals Portugal on where David Villa was the hero with the only goal of the game. Spain will now play Paraguay in the Quarter Finals of the World Cup, while Portugal will be on the 1st flight back to Lisbon to lick their wounds. Will Carlos Querioz be in charge for a 2nd term? who knows. The only downside to come of this game for Spain is the form of Liverpool […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jul - 1 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Come on folks give us your opinions. Should the Italian manager stay with England or return to the peninsula and help out at home. Place your vote below in our serieaweekly poll. <br /> <a href=””>Should Fabio Capello stay as England manager?</a><span style=”font-size:9px;”><a href=””>online surveys</a></span><br />

Posted by Alex On Jun - 28 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Episode 5 of the World Cup focus at OGN welcomes writer and Serie A Weekly regular Kris Voakes back to the podcast. Kris is also the Italian Serie A analyst on World Football Daily. Kris and Kevin review Sunday’s matches with Germany’s 4-1 win over England as well as Maradona’s Argentina proceeding to the quarter-final after defeating Mexico by a score of 3-1     OGN World Cup Podcast - Interview with Kris Voakes In Milan Standard Podcasts: Play […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 28 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Photo by Reuters Pictures Gotta love Diego Armando Maradona as he gives reporters hell on their coverage of him and the Argentina national soccer team look likely to take all comers. Did I mention I’ve got one of those sexy Argentina warm up jerseys from which I’ll be wearing on Sunday for Argentina’s final-16 match against El Tri (Mexico) El Pibe de Oro (Maradona’s knick) still has it and his squad is behind him as was the proof with […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 26 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Episode 4 of our World Cup focus welcomes Examiner writer Sebastian Moraga to the podcast. Mr. Moraga and Kevin review final Group G and H matches, with Brazil vs Portugal and Chile vs Spain front and center. Chile’s performance against Spain is a favorite as is the dominance of South American teams at this tournament. Powered by Standard Podcasts: Play in Popup | Download | Embeddable Player |

Posted by Alex On Jun - 26 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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